Relocation of intensive agriculture to northern Australia: the case of the rice industry

Cockfield, Geoff and Mushtaq, Shahbaz and White, Neil (2012) Relocation of intensive agriculture to northern Australia: the case of the rice industry. Other monograph. University of Southern Queensland , Toowoomba, Australia. [Report]

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Abstract

Development of new agricultural industries in northern Australia is seen as a way to provide food security in the face of reduced water availability in existing regions in the south. This report aims to identify some of the possible economic consequences of developing a rice industry in the Burdekin region, while there is a reduction of output in the Riverina.


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Item Type: Report (Other monograph)
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: This publication is copyright. It may be reproduced in whole or in part for the purposes of study, research, or review, but is subject to the inclusion of an acknowledgment of the source.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - No Department
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2013 01:56
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2017 05:23
Uncontrolled Keywords: rice growing; Burdekin; Queensland; climate change; water resources
Fields of Research : 14 Economics > 1402 Applied Economics > 140205 Environment and Resource Economics
07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 0701 Agriculture, Land and Farm Management > 070199 Agriculture, Land and Farm Management not elsewhere classified
04 Earth Sciences > 0401 Atmospheric Sciences > 040105 Climatology (excl.Climate Change Processes)
Socio-Economic Objective: D Environment > 96 Environment > 9603 Climate and Climate Change > 960301 Climate Change Adaptation Measures
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/22130

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